A young couple asked DeForest to help create “a place to share with friends, a place for adventure and exploring, being a kid again, cooking together, experiencing nature and being part of something bigger.”
DeForest Architects, llc has studios in Seattle, Washington and Lake Tahoe, California.
Known for warm modern design that "plays well with others," DeForest Architects is dedicated to engaging clients in the fun and creativity of the design process. Working closely with clients throughout the Northwest, California, Hawaii, and beyond, the firm thrives on inventing new ways to live, work, and play.
Located on a dramatic one-acre wooded site at the top of a bluff overlooking Puget Sound, this tranquil and surprising custom home was designed by DeForest Architects as a young family’s primary residence.
Located on the edge of Shevlin Park in Central Oregon, this 2,700 square foot residence was built as a modern weekend house from the urban bustle of Seattle and an eventual forever home for the owners.
Overlooking Union Bay, this 6,000 sf waterfront residence is both a practical family home and an elegant oasis of space and light. It is also a return to roots, as the new house rests on the site of the owner’s childhood home.
Situated on Lake Washington, Seattle, the Book House was completely redesigned by DeForest Architects. A beautiful Washington Park Tudor home had seen better days, but the new owners believed a complete interior renovation (plus a well designed addition) could save a bit of cherished architectural history and provide them with a perfect retirement home. Designed […]
Gallery Residence is a single-family home designed by DeForest Architects, an architecture studio with offices in Seattle, Washington and Lake Tahoe, California. This cozy urban retreat was designed to take advantage of Sound and Olympic Mountain views and highlight the owners’ collection of NW art. A central steel + glass stair creates a “vertical gallery” filled […]